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TABLE 9 Requirements for Selected Health Service Goals, India, 1966-1981
		1966		1981	
			Zero Population                  No Natality Growth                         Change	Effective Family Planning	Difference
Population (millions)		491	491                               731	693	38
Health Service (per 100,000 Pop.)		Actual Number	Additions Required after (Percent of 1966	1 966 to Achieve Ratio at Left Level in Parentheses)	
	(1)	(2)	(3)                                (4)	(5)	(6)
Doctors Present ratio Goal	21 50	103,110	50,300 (49) 142,390(138)            262,290(254)	42,420(41) 243,390(236)	7,980 (8) 19,000(18)
Nurses Present ratio Goal	12 50	58,920	28,870 (49) 186,580(317)            306,580(520)	24,150(41) 287,580 (488)	4,710(8) 19,000(32)
Hospital beds Present ratio Goal	59 100	289,690	141,600 (49) 201,310(69)              441,310(152)	118,770(41) 403,310(139)	22,830(8) 38,000(13)
- = not available.
Sources:  (47), hospital beds (48). be an important new component of government health services. Before 1985, more governments are likely to have initiated enough new actions such as direct financial, housing, educational, and other incentives and greater educational and employment opportunities for women that it will be possible to measure their effects on desires for family size, on contraceptive use, on age of marriage and on natality.